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HEAT ADVISORY for Tuesday for most Parishes in the Capital Area

1 year 11 months 1 week ago Monday, August 15 2022 Aug 15, 2022 August 15, 2022 5:18 AM August 15, 2022 in Weather
Source: WBRZ Weather

Heat Advisory in effect for most of the Capital Area for Tuesday, August 16th from 10AM to 7 PM. The heat index or feels-like temperatures could exceed 108 degrees for several hours.

*HEAT ADVISORY* for the shaded area. Keep an eye on kids, pets, the elderly and check the backseat! #lawx #mswx Our latest forecast: https://t.co/1NFYtqf6dL pic.twitter.com/1BhCqneDvL

— WBRZ Weather (@WBRZweather) August 15, 2022

Dry skies continue for your Monday, but they won’t last long.


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Today & Tonight: Happy Monday! The forecast is still trending dry through today. Temperatures will reach the low 90s with the heat index near 100°. A stray shower is possible, but you have a better chance of catching a sun burn this afternoon. Temperatures tonight will be in the mid-70s.

Up Next: Afternoon showers will become more numerous as the week goes on. Tuesday and Wednesday will bring a few more showers and storms in the afternoon. About 30% of the area is expected to see rain. It will not be a total washout. There will be a spike in rain on Thursday and Friday. Temperatures will still trend near 90°, but showers will cover the majority of the viewing area. This spike could continue into the weekend too. Stay connected to the Storm Station for the latest. Click here to see the 7-day forecast.  

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In the Tropics:

There is a disturbance in the Atlantic, but it is not a concern for the local area.

Central Atlantic Ocean:
A broad trough of low pressure continues to produce a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the central Atlantic several hundred miles south-southeast of Bermuda. Development, if any, of this system should be slow to occur due to generally unfavorable environmental conditions while the disturbance moves slowly north-northwestward or northward during the next few days.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent.

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